Inside the Navy - March 12, 2018

SECNAV: Navy, Marine Corps lower unfunded list due to top line increase

By Lee Hudson  
March 9, 2018 at 3:21 PM
The Navy and Marine Corps have requested roughly $1.7 billion in their fiscal year 2019 unfunded priorities list, a number that is drastically lower compared to previous years, because of an increase in top line budget funding, according to the Navy secretary. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer told reporters March 7 after a House Appropriations defense subcommittee hearing that in past years the Navy and Marine Corps were "stretched to their furthest limits of comfort. We are very happy with what...

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